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Franklin University Announces New Lower Tuition Rates

by Tim Brunicardi on June 27, 2019

Effective Fall 2019, Franklin University will reduce its undergraduate tuition rate by 24%, lowering the cost from $526 per credit hour to $398 per credit hour.

For undergraduates, this means that their tuition rate will be 66% lower than the national average for private, non-profit universities.

This more affordable tuition rate offers students the opportunity to maximize their financial aid, allowing them to finish their degree program of choice at a pace that accommodates their lifestyle.

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How Else Will This New Tuition Rate Benefit Students?

Students will have the option to obtain their degree sooner by increasing their current course load. Students who decide to maintain their current course load can reduce the amount of loans they need to take out. Any students who currently receive financial aid can use those funds to help cover their tuition costs. Lastly, graduates will increase their socioeconomic mobility and be poised to fill impending voids in the job market.

What Other Steps is Franklin University Taking to Help Students?

Franklin University will also freeze its master’s ($670 per credit hour) and doctorate ($748 per credit hour) level tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year.

They will also offer a new master’s degree rate of $536 per credit hour for current military members which will take effect this fall.

Where & What is Franklin University?

Franklin University is a four-year, non-profit private school in Columbus, OH that specializes in helping non-traditional students realize their academic aspirations and enable the broadest community of learners to achieve their goals.

Franklin University currently provides onsite course options at over 25 Midwest locations, as well as personalized online education. The University also offers applied in-demand undergraduate, master’s, and doctorate programs that enable learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.

Is Franklin University Accredited?

Yes! Franklin University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. This institution also holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

What Academic Programs Does Franklin University Offer?

Franklin University offers 36 different bachelor degree programs. A few of the programs students have to choose from include the following:

  • Accounting
  • Allied Health
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Cybersecurity
  • Health Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Nursing
  • Public Relations
  • Public Safety Management & Leadership
  • Risk Management & Insurance

Do They Have Any Academic Partnerships?

In addition to having partnered with over 650 corporations and non-profit organizations, Franklin University has 230 long-standing partnerships with various community colleges including Hocking College.

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What is Their Partnership With
Hocking College?

Hocking College has several '3 + 1 partnerships' with Franklin University that allows students to obtain their bachelor’s degree. These partnerships save students time and money by allowing them to take the third year of their bachelor’s degree at Hocking College while paying the community college tuition rate. Some of Hocking College's programs that have a partnership with Franklin University includes the following:

  • Fitness Management
  • Accounting & Financial Services
  • Business
  • Cybersecurity
  • Web Development
  • Nursing
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Criminal Justice

How Can I Get More Information About Franklin University?

Anyone interested in taking advantage of Franklin University’s new lower tuition rates can contact Community College Regional Manager, Shirley Hayes, directly at
(740) 297-9738 or by email at transferinfo@franklin.edu.

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